You lot like your G Shocks…

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  • You lot like your G Shocks…
  • Premier Icon sc-xc
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    G Shocks reduced on Groupon

    Not sure if it’s any good, but may be of interest to someone…

    I do not need a new watch. I do not need a new watch. I do not need a new watch…

    Premier Icon binners
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    Neither do I. Neither do I. Neither do I….

    That’s reassuring. That’s reassuring. That’s reassuring…

    lilchris
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    I got one when the PSA was put up the other week.

    Very nice it is to 🙂

    Premier Icon DezB
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    I’ve taken to wearing my £9 digital from Amazon instead of my G-Shock! I only bought it for the chrono function, but it’s .. well, it was £9!

    I had a tiny little Timex that I wore for everyday, but I broke it. I then bought a Lorus from the local jeweller which is big and ugly and I hate it. Not sure why I bought it really.

    So now I keep getting tempted by G-Shocks.

    woodsa
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    My Gshock’s awful! It looks good but that’s about it; which is cruel as I’d always hankered after one.
    1. In slightly cool weather (majority of the time) whilst riding or running, it steams up. I get a circle of steam just smaller than the face, obscuring the digital features.
    2. It gains time, roughly 5-7 minutes over a period of month or two.
    Due to its button arrangement, you then have to forward through 12 hours to correct it.

    I had a quick google to see if I was the only one experiencing this but it doesn’t seem like it.

    Premier Icon tonyg2003
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    You need a G-shox that adjusts it’s time every day to the atomic clock signals 🙂 great pointless gimic! like my GS-1150

    fr0sty125
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    I bought a Casio F-91W yesterday for my rides..

    I actually have a tough solar / waveceptor radio control one, but it no longer holds its charge 🙁

    woodsa
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    Strange, when I googled Casio F-91W it seems that Bin Laden was a fan!!

    fr0sty125
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    Strange, when I googled Casio F-91W it seems that Bin Laden was a fan!!

    When it comes to cheap, reliable and rugged equipment this is normally a compliment just like the Toyota Hilux

    Premier Icon edhornby
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    I have a casio F-91W and it gains time, similar to the Gshock it would appear (same chipset???)

    however at £7 a pop I’m not expecting rolex-like accuracy…

    Premier Icon peajay
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    I have a GW-4000 that steams up in the cold as well, pain in the butt, nice watch but the steaming up has made me loose the love.

    G shock watches are extremely well sealed. Unfortunately for us they are sealed in an environment that is much more humid than the UK (usually Thailand) so the air trapped inside has a higher dew point and will condensate relatively easily in UK temperatures. Remove the case back and leave the watch overnight in a plastic bag with some of the little silica gel sachets you get packaged in with electrical goods etc., refit the case back and it will be cured.

    CountZero
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    2. It gains time, roughly 5-7 minutes over a period of month or two.
    Due to its button arrangement, you then have to forward through 12 hours to correct it.

    Mine does too, PITA having to sit there holding a stupid little button in to (very slowly) wind it forward twelve hours. My mechanical and automatic watches are much more accurate, and a damn sight easier to adjust, too.

    Premier Icon peajay
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    Cheers BillyB, might give that a try

    Love G shocks. Got two. 🙂

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